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Donald "Don" R. Jeppe 03/29/2017

WEST DENNIS – Donald (“Don”) R.  Jeppe, 66, of West Dennis, MA formerly of North Attleboro, MA passed away Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at Brigham& Women’s Hospital in Boston surrounded by his devoted family after a brief illness.  He was the loving husband of Lorraine (Kenney) Jeppe.
Born November 10, 1950 in Boston, he was a son of the late Albert and Ruth (Spurr) Jeppe.
Don grew up in the Readville neighborhood of Boston where he graduated from the former Boston Technical High School in Hyde Park. He was voted most likely to succeed in his high school class.
He was Vice-President of Manufacturing at APT Liberty in Attleboro since founding it with a partner 28 years ago and previously worked at Ideal Instrument Co. in Canton, Pylon Co. in Attleboro, Electrofix Co. in Plainville and DMS in Attleboro of which he also was a founder.​
Don and his family moved to North Attleboro in 1978 and then, he and his wife, moved to West Dennis over 10 years ago.  He loved morning walks on West Dennis beach and playing golf.  He enjoyed watching football, baseball and hockey but most of all cherished time spent with family and friends.  He truly adored his family and was known for having a good sense of humor. Don was an avid supporter of his kids and 11 grandchildren, faithfully attending their sporting events and other activities.
He cherished his wife Lorraine; they were middle school sweethearts married over 48 years. In addition to his wife, he is survived by four children: Lisa Murphy and husband Jim of Barrington, RI, Lorry Blasetti and husband Chris of North Attleboro, Lynda Hagerty and husband Jim of Sandwich and Derek Jeppe and Meaghan Toshach of North Attleboro. He is also survived by:  brother Albert Jeppe, Jr. and wife Mary of Plymouth; 11 grandchildren (Nick, Kate-Lynd, Laura, James, Marissa, Ellen, Corinne, Rielly, Charlotte, Claire and Maxon); many sisters and brothers-in-law; friends; and, dear nieces and nephews.
Visiting hours will be held on Sunday, April 2 from 4-8 p.m. in the Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home, 15 Grove Street, North Attleboro.  A funeral will be held at the funeral home on Monday, April 3 at 9 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mark’s Church, 105 Stanley Street, Attleboro Falls at 10 a.m.  Burial to follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery & Arboretum, Attleboro Falls.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Jimmy Fund at Dana Farber, PO BOX 849168, Boston, MA 02284-9168.


#15 Kevin Silvestri 2017-04-04 00:47
Lorry and family sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
#14 Ken&Beth Lakin 2017-04-03 16:50
Lorraine&Family , so sorry to hear about your loss, Don was a fun, gregarious, and wonderful person, who was always there to help my parents out down the Cape. He was a great husband, father and will be sorely missed, all our love and prayers, Ken&Beth&Kids
#13 Nike Okediji 2017-04-02 13:37
I'm so sorry to hear of Don's passing. My sincerest condolences. He was usually the first person I'd see when I arrived for weekends on the Cape. He always had a funny story to share or an update on what was happening in the neighborhood especially a certain little dog, lol. I'm going to miss running into him on my morning beach walks. The Cape won't be the same without him. He was such a good guy.
#12 Michael Perroni 2017-04-02 01:51
Lorraine, I was so sorry to hear that Donnie passed . We were good friends growing up next door to each other. I always thought you both were a good couple. Although we haven't seen each other in years, my memories of you both will always be with me. Michael Perroni
#11 Mary Beth 2017-04-01 19:34
Lorry, and family. I'm so sorry for your loss.
Keeping you in my prayers.
#10 Fran,Diane Vicino 2017-04-01 18:30
Lynda,Jim,Charl otte and Claire,
We are so sorry to hear about you father and grandfather we are sending all our Love...and to the Jeppe family all our sympathy..Frann y and Diane
#9 Jack Hagerty 2017-04-01 13:58
My son, proving his good judgement, was smart enough to marry Don’s wonderful daughter Linda. Therefore we shared two clever granddaughters, Charlotte and Claire. Don and I met at all of the holidays, ballgames and plays. He was a very loving, supportive and caring grandfather as well as an all around pleasant guy. It saddens me to know that he will not get to see our beautiful granddaughters as they turn into talented women, wives and mothers. We will all miss his presence.
#8 Courtenay H-Bailey 2017-04-01 13:53
Sending thoughts and prayers to you all during this difficult time.
#7 Peter DeSimone 2017-04-01 13:24
Deepest sympathy extended to Lorraine and family on the passing of my friend and partner of many years.
#6 Nancy Pizzotti 2017-04-01 08:10
To Lisa and Family
My sincere, deep sympathies go out to you and your family Lisa. May God be with you all with such a giant loss.
All my love
#5 Nancy Connolly 2017-04-01 03:10
Lorraine & family:

I am so very sorry for your loss. Don was always so good to my mother. You & your family are in my thoughts and prayers at this time.
#4 Shirley 2017-04-01 02:16
So sorry for your loss. Lorry I am here for you anytime. Sending big hugs and prayers for all your family. Love you.
#3 Marie & John Horgan 2017-03-31 20:11
Lorraine and family we are so sorry for your loss. Don was a special person and we always enjoyed spending time with the both of you. He always made us laugh and made sure we all had a good time. Love you and sending healing hugs at this sad time.
#2 Scott & Alison Gibbs 2017-03-31 19:05
My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. I know from Lorry how much of a wonderful man he was and a true dedication to his Beautiful Children and Loving Grandchildren. Know he will be watching over all of you. Xoxo The Gibbs Family
#1 Robert Kamel & Joann 2017-03-31 15:56
Lorraine and Family, so sorry for your loss.

lOVE & Prayers.

My deepest sympathy.

Bob and Joanne Kamel

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